Tattoos: Branding victims of human trafficking | SOFREP

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Tattoos: Branding victims of human trafficking | SOFREP

Tattoos: Branding victims of human trafficking | SOFREP

Human beings have used markings to denote ownership since before written language. They still use it on livestock, like a brand or a tag on cattle. Ancient Romans would mark runaway slaves in this fashion; branding was also sometimes used to punish runaway slaves in early American history.

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